One Word Substitution (Q), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : August 16th, 2022

In this article, we should read related to the One word Substitution Important for the DSSSBOne word Substitution is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2021, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of One word Substitution.

One word Substitution is an essential part of the vocabulary. It simply indicates that the sentence has to be replaced with a single word. This area needs a good vocabulary to answer the questions well. Problems based on one-word substitution are oftentimes asked in various teaching exams. In one-word substitution questions, a definition will be given and candidates will be asked to choose a word for this definition from the options that are provided.

Vocabulary Special: Important One-word Substitution (Q)

  1. Quarantine
    Meaning in Hindi:- पृथक करना
    Meaning in English:- Isolation of people or animals that may carry an infectious disease

  2. Quadruped
    Meaning in Hindi:- चौपाया
    Meaning in English:- An animal with four feet

  3. Quintuplet
    Meaning in Hindi:- एक साथ उत्पन्न पाँच बच्चे
    Meaning in English:- Each of five children born at one birth

  4. Quack
    Meaning in Hindi:- नीम हकीम
    Meaning in English:- A doctor who dishonestly pretends to have medical skills or knowledge

  5. Quiver
    Meaning in Hindi:- काँपना
    Meaning in English:- Tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion

  6. Quixotic
    Meaning in Hindi:- कल्पनायुक्त
    Meaning in English:- Extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical

  7. Questionnaire
    Meaning in Hindi:- प्रश्नावली
    Meaning in English:- A set of printed or written questions with a choice of answers

  8. Quadrennial
    Meaning in Hindi:- प्रत्येक चौथे वर्ष होनेवाला
    Meaning in English:- Recurring every four years

  9. Qualm
    Meaning in Hindi:- उबकायी
    Meaning in English:- An uneasy sick feeling

  10. Quash
    Meaning in Hindi:- मिटा देना
    Meaning in English:- To put down or suppress completely.

This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Online Classroom Program TET, DSSSB, KVS, etc.

Suggested Read Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.One Word SubstitutionRoshan Tolani
2.One Word SubstitutionAtharv Publication


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Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs)



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  • The weightage of  One-Word Substitution in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks)

  • The level of  One-Word Substitution Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

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